The Poudre Face Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Middle of The Poudre Face.
The Poudre Face is a west-facing (or maybe SSE) wall directly across the Poudre Canyon from The Crystal Wall.
A trail breaks off right from the Cedar Creek trail before just before a slabby 3-bolt route.
Weather station 7.4 miles from here
14 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in The Poudre Face
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Poudre Face:
B.A.H. 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Palace Guard 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 55'
Creepy 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 55'
Flail 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 65'
Featured Route For The Poudre Face
Orange You Glad 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b CO
: Fort Collins
: ... : The Poudre Face
Follow well-spaced bolts up a groove covered in orange lichen. Pass 6 bolts to the base of a separate detached block (see photo). From the base of the detached block, clip three more bolts over vertical or slightly overhanging ground on large holds. The rock is suspect for the entire route! Not recommended for a novice 5.7 leader. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
Climbers on The Poudre Face, as seen from atop Cry...
BETA PHOTO: Far left side of The Poudre Face.
By Tanner Mitchell
From: Fort Collins CO
Sep 8, 2008
Does anyone have any additional beta for this area (pictures, directions, river crossings, etc)? Thanks!
From: Estes Park, CO
Nov 25, 2008
There are some old Sam Shannon guide books floatin' around town, but you can also find a near full copy (minus photo topos and route descriptions) of the guidebook at drtopo.com. Some have considered this a veritable case of copyright infringement though....